Places to go out & eat & drink in Ilfracombe
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Local Restaurants, Cafes, Pubs, Bars, etc in Ilfracombe

Places to eat & drink in Ilfracombe.

The largest and most popular of north Devon's seaside resorts, Ilfracombe was a small fishing village with its own natural harbour until the railways came of age and it was 'discovered' by the beach-loving Victorians. Backed by jagged cliffs, it still exudes a Victorian elegance and has a well-earned reputation for staging summer-time floral displays. It also marks the start of a coast-to-coast cycle route that runs south to Plymouth. It has a number of beaches as well as a private beach accessed via tunnels hewn through the cliffs. The medieval Chapel of St Nicholas stands on a rock at the entrance to the resort's picturesque harbour.

Fifteen miles out into the Atlantic is the unspoiled, granite island of Lundy, just three and a half miles long and half a mile wide. Owned by the National Trust, it issues its own stamps even though it only has a few human inhabitants. The car-free island is a haven for puffins and was named after the old Norse word for the colourful seabird. Marisco Castle dates to the 13th century.

Nearby lies 11th century Chambercombe Manor, set in four acres of beautiful gardens, and 19th century Watermouth Castle, which offers ingenious activities such as a dungeon labyrinth, a fountain show, a land of gnomes and a children's 'Merry-go-land'.

We cannot give a full list of all available food outlets but below is a small selection of those available in Ilfracombe or surrounding areas.

Ilfracombe Restaurants, Cafes, Bars, Food Outlets, etc

Atlantis Restaurant

29 St James Place, Ilfracombe, North Devon, EX34 9BJ
Tel: 01271 867835

Original global cuisine at reasonable prices. This unique restaurant offers good quality food and a great atmosphere for families, friends and couples who enjoy a great night out!
Type: Restaurant

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Hele Bay

Near Ilfracombe, Devon
Tel: 01271 867795

A comfortably run "Local Pub" situated only yards from Hele Beach. The pub is open all day and offers a comprehensive menu (for adults & children), traditional ales, beer garden, children's games room, ample parking and a very warm welcome. Sunday lunches are very popular and booking is advisable.
Type: Pub/Inn

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Temptations Gourmet Burger Bar & Coffee Lounge

111 High Street, Ilfracombe, Devon, EX34 9ET
Tel: 01271 879803

Ilfracombes only gourmet burger bar....our burgers are locally sourced & prepared, we use freshly baked rolls from our local baker. We are fully licensed. Opening hours: Winter 9-4.00pm Mon-Sat and open Friday & Sat evenings from 6.30pm. Summer hours 9-4pm Mon -Sat & open Tuesday to Sat evenings from 6.00pm.

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